Redshirt-Freshman (2012): Posted top marks of 46-4.00 in the shot put and 172-6 in the hammer ... finished 12th in the hammer at the Pac-12 Championships (167-11) ... during the indoor season, recorded bests of 47-7.75 in the shot put and 52-7.25 in the weight throw. Freshman (2011): Redshirted. High School: A two-time team MVP and team captain at Monte Visa HS ... high school bests were 58 feet in the shot put and 160 feet in the discus ... also played two years of football. Personal: Born May 28, 1992 ... parents are Mark and Doreen Burke ... his mother, aunt and three uncles who attended Cal ... uncle Paul Burke was also a member of the Cal track & field team ... an aspiring musician who plays guitar and piano and sings ... undeclared major.
Career Best Marks Event Mark Date Shot Put 47-7.75 (14.52m)i Feb. 11, 2012 Hammer 172-6 (52.58m) April 27, 2012 Weight Throw 52-7.25 (16.03m)i Feb. 24, 2012